Process Name

Working with Glues and Adhesives

Description

In the past, benzene was commonly used as a glue solvent in the shoe industry. N-hexane is another toxic solvent that has been used as a glue solvent. Urea-formaldehyde and phenol-formaldehyde glues are used in plywood and particleboard manufacturing. Epoxy resins, isocyanates, acrylates, and curing agents are also used to make synthetic glues and adhesives.

Category

Other

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